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newscricketa month ago

SA vs PAK | South Africa erred by bowling ‘one too many overs’ of spin at the death, admits Mark Boucher

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher conceded that Pakistan deserved to win the ODIs and admitted that, in the final ODI, the Proteas erred tactically by bowling one too many overs of spin at the death. Boucher further stressed that having a weakened team is no excuse to put up a bad performance.
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newscricketa month ago

SA vs PAK | Don't think my run-out was Quinton de Kock's fault, defends Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has defended Quinton de Kock and taken the blame of his run-out on himself after it became a major point of controversy. Not only Fakhar Zaman but South African skipper Temba Bavuma also came out in support of de Kock and termed it a 'clever' ploy by him.
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newscricketa month ago

South Africa will look to replicate India and England’s positive ODI approach, states Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram asserted that South Africa will look to adopt a ‘positive and brave’ approach in the ODIs against Pakistan and insisted that the Proteas will take inspiration from both England and India. Markram further claimed that he was not expecting an ODI recall, and was glad to be back.
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newscricket2 months ago

Test captaincy is going to be tough but looking forward to the challenge, insists Dean Elgar 

South Africa's newly-appointed Test captain Dean Elgar pretty well knows that his new job is going to be a tough challenge but asserted that he is also up for the task. The Protean also added that he's going to be the same guy like before and feels fortunate enough to have got the leadership role.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dean Elgar named Proteas’ Test skipper; Temba Bavuma takes over the limited-overs duty

Cricket South Africa, on Thursday, has announced that opener Dean Elgar has been appointed as the skipper of the Test side after Quinton de Kock stepped down as the skipper, across formats. Meanwhile, the Proteas have named Temba Bavuma as the skipper for the upcoming World Cup events.
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newscricket10 months ago

Twitter reacts to Temba Bavuma initiating excellent relay effort to send Reeza Hendricks packing

As cricket returned to South Africa in a different avatar, with innovative 3TC Cricket, there was no shortage of pure cricketing action too. Temba Bavuma, known to be a fine fielder, initiated a fantastic relay effort from deep and with the help of keeper that stunned Reeza Hendricks.
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featurecricketa year ago

Super Sixes SRL | IND vs SA Evaluation Chart - Rohit Sharma and bowlers take India all the way

India, with the help of a thunderous knock by Rohit Sharma and a great show of bowling, were able to hand a big defeat, of six wickets, to South Africa. The Proteas struggled from the start of their innings and were treated with regular dismissals, as they were only able to set a target of 120.
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featurecricketa year ago

Super Sixes SRL | PAK vs SA Evaluation Chart - Pakistan openers rip South Africa to shreds

After having lost the first game to New Zealand, Pakistan have jumped back into the competition by registering a huge victory, a margin of 10 wickets, over South Africa. For the latter, it’s been two defeats in a row, the first one being against England, despite Quinton de Kock’s lone efforts.
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featurecricketa year ago

Super Sixes SRL | SA vs ENG Evaluation Chart - De Kock ton goes in vain as England down naive Proteas

In one of the more bizarre run chases in recent times, South Africa succumbed to a 21-run victory at the hands of England despite a 140-run opening stand, chasing a mammoth 209. De Kock starred for the Proteas with an unbeaten 124, but his efforts weren’t enough to see his side over the line.
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newscricketa year ago

SA vs AUS | Hamstring injury rules Temba Bavuma out of first T20

Proteas opening batsman Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of Friday’s T20 international series opener against Australia after suffering a hamstring strain. Bavuma sustained the injury while fielding against England in the third T20I on Sunday and is expected to miss 7-10 days of action.
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